Category Archives: Programs & Courses

kick the sugar habit – join me!

Finally, we are approaching the launch of my annual clean up… are you in?
I don’t know about you, but I so NEED it this time around. My annual sugar addiction is not so easy to break this time…I went from chocolate in Portland and Germany to Margaritas in Mexiko back to chocolate. My plan was to leave the sugar in Mexiko – but somehow these snowdays in Portland completely messed me up! My husband was traveling, I was stuck in the house with the kids, no school, no going places… Don’t get me wrong, we had a wonderful time playing in the snow, sledding, spending hours and hours outside. But – warming up with hot chocolate or tea and left over goodies and chocolate was part of the routine.
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optimum-you fat loss challenge – join me!

enough is enough…. for weeks, I have been discussing in my head the fact that I put on some weight… Not crazy. But too much for me. I found a million reasons as to why this happened and how it makes sense and how that is totally okay: the stress of my past 6 months or so, the resulting cortisol levels that hold on to fat, the lack of proper sleep that results in hormonal issues and carb cravings, the simple emotional eating factor – that made me eat way more chocolate and wine than normal… and the lack of time for moving my body (which makes me crazy anyway). And: age.

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detox diet

The optimum-you detox diet is a gentle and sustainable elimination cleanse. It is a very clean way of eating that is based on whole and natural foods and omits the most common food irritants plus all stimulants. It breaks bad habits and teaches you a lot of good habits and principle that make you feel amazing. The first few days require some planning and prep work, but once you get used to it, it is simple and fun to keep up and stick to. Continue reading

gut health

Today I want to bring your attention to a topic that is one big focus of most of my work with clients.
No matter what issue we are working with – food sensitivities, weight loss, allergies, migraines, skin issues, mood issues…. – if we tame inflammation and HEAL THE GUT, we will get to the root of things and either get rid off the issue completely or support healing in a big way.
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Fertility, pregnancy and nutrition

NEW OPTIMUM-YOU PROGRAMS:

1. Optimal fertility!
Optimal nutrition to prepare for a healthy pregnancy.

Fertility depends on many bodily functions that all have a higher likelihood of being in synch when you are optimally nourished. Prepare fertile grounds for a healthy pregnancy and work with me on your pre-pregnancy nutrition and health plan. Continue reading